Carroll County

Majestic Pines Event Center

11503 Three Mile Rd
Thomson, IL 61285
Whether you need a venue to host a meeting, conference, wedding reception, or any kind of party tailored to fit your individual needs. Majestic Pines is conveniently located at the corner of Illinois Route 84 and Three Mile Road in Thomson, Illinois. We strive to provide a stress-free personalized service.…
Lee County
Sauk Valley Community College

Sauk Valley Community College

173 IL RT 2
Dixon, IL 61021
Located on Illinois Rt 2 between Sterling & Dixon Illinois, SVCC offers the perfect location with ample parking for your meeting or event.  Call for full details on all services available.    
Ogle County
Are you looking for an out-of-the-ordinary meeting or event space?  We transform the skydiving center into an events facility from November thru March and offer spaces for dinner parties, cocktail events, large banquets, dances, and other functions. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to talk about your ideas and event needs. Let us help you host…
Carroll County

Livengood's Barn

21647 Thomson Road
Chadwick, IL 61014
Livengood's Barn is Northwest Illinois' premier location to celebrate life's major events! With a renovated two-level barn, open lawn and quaint pond, this site has everything you are looking for in a rustic, intimate event. Located on 20 acres of rolling hills south of Chadwick, Illinois, the property is home…
Lee County

The Gathering Place

105 First St
Dixon, IL 61021
  The Gathering Place is a venue for wedding receptions, reunions and birthday parties.  It is owned by and located next door to the popular Salamandra Mexican Restaurant in downtown Dixon.  The big party room can seat up to 100 people and Salamandra’s Restaurant also can cater your event, if…
Ogle County

Barnacopia

2570 N Westbranch Rd
Polo, IL 61064
Barnacopia offers the perfect event venue for weddings, receptions & meetings!  When you walk inside Barnacopia, before you get to the old-time diner or the replica downtown Polo or the bed and breakfast in the silo, you walk over the first tractor the owner ever rode. The red and white…
Ogle County

Kilbuck Creek

6752 N Kilbuck Rd
Monroe Center, IL 61052
Located in the heart of the mid-west in Monroe Center, Illinois, just a 20 minute drive south from Rockford, a quiet, majestic dwelling sits among…
Ogle County

White Pines Resort

6712 West Pines Road
Mount Morris, IL
White Pines Resort is home to one of northern Illinois' landmark restaurants. The home-style cuisine blends perfectly with the log…
Ogle County

CedarStone Receptions & Catering

610 S. Division
Polo, IL 61064
We are a 6,000 sq ft banquet facility for up to 375 guests featuring spacious banquet seating & dance floors plus upscale decor, water features and 2 limestone & granite bar areas. Located in Polo, Illinois just 7 miles west of the White Pines Resort and Wedding Canyon. Available for…
Ogle County

Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle

1207 Gurler Rd
Rochelle, IL 61068
Jump with the best skydiving school in the United States - Chicagoland Skydiving Center located at Rochelle Municipal airport in…
Ogle County
Boeger Leadership Center

Boeger Leadership Center

4418 South Scout Rd
Oregon, IL 61061
Surrounded by the Lowden-Miller State Forest, the Boeger Lodge is a year-round facility with multiple modern conveniences just right for your next business meeting, seminar, or residential retreat. When you book a retreat at the Boeger Lodge, you will find:- Full wireless access- A large meeting room with a capacity…
Whiteside County

Rock River Golf & Pool

3901 Dixon Ave.
Rock Falls, IL 61071
The newly renovated Rock River Golf & Pool sits on an 18-hole golf course which originally opened in 1913 along the beautiful Rock River. Our fully appointed banquet facility holds up to 200 and is perfect for your large or small wedding or event. Contact us for details! Golf course hours:…
Ogle County

Stronghold Conference Center

1922 IL Route 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
Stronghold Center is a four-season retreat and camping center operated by the Presbytery of Blackhawk, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Our facilities include wilderness cabins, a camping area, dining and meeting rooms, and seven retreat houses each able to accommodate 8 to 56 guests. Located north of Oregon, Illinois, the beauty of…
Lee County

Timber Creek Amber Room

729 Timber Creek Rd
Dixon, IL 61021
The Timber Creek Amber Room is the right choice for all occasions, formal as well as casual and business. Our desire is to make your event as stress free as possible. With seating up to 250 your special event will be easily accommodated. Our Chef alleviates all worries when it…
Carroll County
Naaman Diehl Auditorium

Naaman Diehl Auditorium

811 S. Clay St
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
This spacious room can be used for many different types of events and can be set up in a variety of ways. We are fully handicapped accessible and offer spacious onsite parking. Our new state of the art kitchen is available and is fully stocked with dishes, silverware, coffee pots,…
Whiteside County

Candlelight Inn - Sterling

2907 N. Locust St
Sterling, IL 61081
Home of the original Chicken George. Full-service bar/lounge, lunch and evening specials. Banquet facilities and carryout services. Like and follow…
Lee County

Woodcote

2114 Lowell Park Rd.
Dixon, IL 61021
 A stone and timber cottage in historic Lowell Park, Dixon, Illinois. Designed by Arthur C. Comey, a graduate cum laude of Harvard and recommended by…
Whiteside County

Arnie's Happy Spot

1667 Hoover Rd
Deer Grove, Illinois 61243
Full service restaurant plus Banquet Room with seating available for 50-400 people. Great place for receptions, class reunions, family reunions…
Ogle County

Costa's Italian Ristorante

133 E. Blackhawk Dr., Rt 2
Byron, Illinois 61010
Dedicated to bringing authentic homemade Italian dishes to the area in an upscale, yet family-friendly atmosphere. All pasta's, sauces and…
Lee County

Brandywine Banquet Center

441 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021
We offer over 16,000 square feet making us perfect for all sized parties, meetings, wedding receptions and trade shows. Only 2 miles west of Dixon and an easy 60 minute drive from Rockford and Quad Cities.
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